Media Advisory - Media invited to WestJet's Manzanillo inaugural celebrations

Airline's service to its 80th destination launches Friday

CALGARY, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are welcome to join WestJet guests on Friday, November 2 as the airline launches weekly service to Manzanillo, Mexico as part of its 2012 winter schedule.

Media representatives are invited to WestJet's international check-in counters at Calgary International Airport for a festive celebration and media interviews at 7 a.m. MDT.

Long regarded as one of the Mexico's most charming sea-side escapes, Manzanillo still holds the lure of luxury beaches, bustling commercial ports and pristine eco-friendly regions. Manzanillo becomes WestJet's 80th destination and one of five new destinations joining the airline's network this season.

About WestJet
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service to 81 destinations in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet has pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top employer, WestJet now has more than 8,600 WestJetters across Canada. Operating a fleet of 99 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft with future confirmed deliveries for an additional 36 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft through 2018 and plans to launch a low-cost regional airline in 2013, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.

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Media Relations, 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397), media@westjet.com.